Aedes



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any mosquito of the genus Aedes.
Contemporary Examples

In contrast to the veteran Anopheles, the aedes mosquito did not arrive until the 1980s.
Chikungunya: The Mosquito-Borne Virus That Contorts Your Limbs Kent Sepkowitz March 4, 2014

The story centers on aedes albopictus, aka the Tiger mosquito, a newcomer to the New World.
Chikungunya: The Mosquito-Borne Virus That Contorts Your Limbs Kent Sepkowitz March 4, 2014

Historical Examples

The very officers of the Plebeians, the famous Plebeian aediles, get their name from association with this temple (aedes).
The Religion of Numa Jesse Benedict Carter

Footnote: The word “Aedile” is derived from aedes, meaning temple.
History of Rome from the Earliest times down to 476 AD Robert F. Pennell

aedes in colle Quirinali Romulo constituta, ipse pro deo cultus et Quirinus est appellatus.
Selections from Viri Romae Charles Franois L’Homond

Like the David, it used to live out of doors, until in 1755 Nicolaus Martelli “in aedes suas transtulit.”
Donatello David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford

noun
any mosquito of the genus Aedes (formerly Stegomyia) of tropical and subtropical regions, esp A. aegypti, which transmits yellow fever and dengue

Aedes A·e·des (ā-ē’dēz’)
n.
A genus of mosquitoes frequently found in tropical and subtropical regions that includes Aedes aegypti, which transmits diseases such as yellow fever and dengue.

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